DEEP’s Wildlife Division has an opening for a Seasonal Resource Assistant position with the Furbearer and Bear Program. This program conducts research and management of black bears and furbearer species, such as bobcat, coyote, and beaver. Program biologists monitor the harvests of furbearer species for which hunting and/or trapping are allowed. They conduct research on the population status, reproduction, food habits, and habitat use of furbearers and bears. They propose regulation changes for the hunting and trapping of furbearers and bears. A substantial portion of the program responsibilities includes assisting the public with inquiries regarding wildlife, particularly addressing human-wildlife conflicts. This ranges from providing advice by phone or e-mail to on-site trapping efforts. The Resource Assistant will conduct office work, lab work, and field work. (More details)
The position is up to forty (40) hours per week. A typical work week is Monday through Friday, with occasional weekend and evening work.
The pay rate is $10.10 - $14 per hour, depending on education and/or experience. Benefits and housing are not provided.
Length of position is approximately six (6) months, (no more than 1,030 hours).
A valid driver’s license is required.
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